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grandad
American English: /ˈɡrændæd/
British English: /ˈɡrandad/

noun

  • granddad
    Example sentences
    • It is a family pool full of mums, dads, grandmas, granddads and children, it is absolutely marvellous.
    • Grandmoms (and granddads too) are indeed great people…
    • Thirty-five mums, dads, grannies and granddads went back to school last Monday as part of By Brook Valley's Bring Your Family to School Day.

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